Posted On: 03/23/21 9:03 PM

High school basketball is finally back in Southern California as a couple of teams begin play this week. As games make their return, not every team is set to tip-off. But for the schools that have been given the green light to resume play, here’s a quick look at some of the players on those teams to keep an eye out for.

1. RJ Smith RJ Smith 6'4" | SF Damien | 2022 State #135 Nation - Damien 2022

Smith started to make a name for himself during the fall at the Hoops 2.0 Showcase events. Over the summer, he picked up an offer from Pepperdine and he’s only done well since then to improve his stock. He pushes the ball well in transition and he can go coast to coast and finish strong at the rim. He’s comfortable with the ball in his hands and he can shoot well from both midrange and the three-point line. He can break down defenses off the dribble and get to his spots on the floor. A scoring guard who has a little playmaking in his game.

2. Jude Will - Oak Park 2021

Will isn’t a player whose numbers are going to jump out on a stat sheet, but he’s an

California All Access Pass

Subscribe to Prep Hoops California to get access to all premium articles and prospect rankings for as little as $2 per week with an annual subscription!